Moyleabbey Organic Farm

Ballitore, County Kildare, Ireland

Liam Ryan and Yuki Kobayashi are passionate about growing nutritious food and healthy people. Along with their two children, they call Moyleabbey Organic Farm home.

The 13.5-acre property achieved it’s full organic certification in 2006 and features a gentle slope and extremely fertile soil after being in grassland for over a decade. The farm’s earth is a deep loam, perfect for the various weather conditions that roll in and out of County Kildare. Approximately 18 different fruits and vegetables grow at Moyleabbey, including kale, leeks, spinach, salad greens, strawberries, and their famous brussels sprouts! The delicious produce and other certified organic goods are sold at the home farm shop every Friday and then again at the Carlow Farmer’s Market on Saturday.

A member of WWOOF Ireland, the farm hosts people from around the world who volunteer to work for them and hope to learn about various sustainable farming techniques. Moyleabbey is also dedicated to its local community, donating organic fruits and veggies weekly to the Saint Vincent De Paul project for those living in food poverty.

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